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Maps, Plans, Manuscripts, Documents, Engravings, Ephemera, etc.

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A selection of :- Durham Acts of Parliament
When ordering from this list please note item No, and brief description.
Measurements for maps, engravings, etc are given depth x width.

  1. Kellow and Branspeth EXEMPLIFICATION OF A RECOVERY Thomas Wharton Doctor in Physic against Richard Scruton, given before Sir George Nares Knight of Durham. Refers to a moiety of the Manor of Hurworth otherwise Hurworth on the Moor, and Ten Messuages, Ten Cottages, Ten Orchards, One thousand acres of pasture, one thousand acres of Meadow, one hundred acres of wood, one hundred acres of moor and Common of Pasture for Cattle. Vellum, 25" x 32", large papered wax seal on tag. Vellum slightly browned, dust-stained on verso. 1786. £50.00

  2. Low Coniscliffe PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS for Selling by Auction.... by Messrs T. Watson & Son.... A Freehold Close called Little Moor. 2pp, sm. folio, with plan coloured in outline. 1877. £16.00

    DURHAM Manuscripts, Maps, Engravings, Ephemera, etc.
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  3. Middlesborough, Darlington, Durham ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Two quarter sheets, CIII S.E., CIII N.E. Each 14" x 19" plus margins. Border all round. Each map linen backed and mounted on boards in book form. Green morocco, size 5" x 4", gilt decoration on spine, gilt title on front board. Electrotyped 1864. £20.00

  4. Sunderland DEED OF BARGAIN AND SALE of a cornmill and a close of land with houses erected thereon, David Reah, Miller, George Reah, Miller his son, and John Christon of Seaton to Joseph Walter of Sunderland, Common Brewer. Vellum, size 12" x 20". Signed with three wax seals (David Reah with his initials). Vellum rather yellowed throughout. 1761. £14.00

  5. Sunderland PRICE LIST of Colling & Pinkney. Patent Self Reefing & Furling Apparatus. On Her Majesty's Royal Letters Patent. Lithographed on one side of 4to sheet, blue paper. Royal coat of arms, and small illustration of a ship's mast with sail, letters indicating where fittings to be placed. Traces of folds. Small tear in text. c1860. £16.00
    'The Ship to pay for fitting up, also for spars & chains'.

  6. Teesdale & Co. Publisher MAP OF DURHAM Engraved fully hand-coloured map, size 13" x 16". 1832. £25.00
    Shaded in wards.

  7. Walker (J) & (C) DURHAM Folding engraved, hand-coloured map, showing Parliamentary Boundaries, dissected and mounted on linen, engraved area approx. 12" x 15", plus margins, folding to boards size 5" x 3", with original decorative paper label 1842. £14.00

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Durham Acts of Parliament
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